Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship PDH VEHICLES LIMITED

This apprenticeship is the Level 3 Light Vehicle Technician standard program with PDH Cars Sussex LTD. The right candidate will work alongside qualified Technicians to receive extensive training in servicing Light vehicles.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8 - 5.30 and Saturday 8-12.30

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Remit are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of PDH Cars Sussex at their state-of-the-art dealership in Hassocks, near Brighton, PDH Cars represents four exciting car manufacturers: Fiat, Abarth, Alfa Romeo, and Jeep. The role of a Light Vehicle Technician falls into three main responsibilities: • Servicing – working to guidelines to ensure a vehicle is running at optimum performance. • Maintenance – replacing parts that have wear and tear before they fail. • Repair – diagnosing the reason for vehicle failure and fixing the problem. The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include: • Using diagnostic, mechanical, and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes. • Inspecting and preparing customers' vehicles ready for mechanical work. • Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification. • Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes. • Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations

The training you will be getting

This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship, delivered by Remit Group. Training is delivered in the workplace and on block release at the Remit Academy in Derby. This means you will be required to stay in a hotel for 15 separate weeks (Mon – Fri) over the duration of the programme. All associated costs for training are met by the employer and there will be no cost to you. You will also be assigned a dedicated Development Coach who will visit you every 4-6 weeks at the workplace, giving 1-2-1 information, advice and guidance. As a result, you will receive the following qualification: • Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician • Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required) • F Gas air conditioning qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

PDH Cars invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Enthusiasm to learn, Mechanically minded


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*- C (9 - 4)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*- C (9 - 4)) Essential

Things to consider

Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications Travel: Please check you are able to travel to the PDH Cars branch easily each day.

About the employer

PDH was founded in 1973 with the first three garages located in Brighton, Patcham, Downsway and Highcroft. Today PDH is Sussex's largest Fiat, Abarth, Alfa Romeo and Jeep dealership with a state of the art workshop in Hassocks. Their success has been built by every team member working together and contributing to their one team ethos and despite their focus to be amongst the best dealerships in Sussex, they are proud to still retain a strong family PDH culture throughout. At PDH they understand that exceptional customer service can only be consistently delivered by attracting, motivating, training and retaining the very best team members.




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician - light vehicle

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024